WHITEVILLE — Margaret L. Shaw Smith, 87, died Monday, May 5, 2014 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center. She was the daughter of the late Willie and Mary Daniels Shaw of Whiteville and Armour. She was a retired educator of the Columbus County School system. She taught at Westside School and later retired from Chadbourn Primary School. She was the owner/funeral director of Smith Funeral Home, Inc., 306 S. J.K. Powell Blvd.
Final rites will be held at noon Saturday, May 10 at First St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Lester Frink and Pastor Samuel C. Blanks officiating. Burial will be in Campground Cemetery. Viewing will be held from noon-7 p.m. Friday, May 9 at Smith Funeral Home and Saturday, May 10 one hour prior to the service at the church.
She is survived by three sons, Alfred R. Smith Jr., Carvin Stevens and Harold Stevens; one brother, Armwood L. Shaw; daughter-in-law, Janice Y. Smith; and a host of grandchildren and other relatives and friends.